Quote of the Day 1/6/2016

“There are already harsh penalties for those who don’t meet the work requirements. You’re risking taking a family that’s already facing real hardship and making it even harder for them to dig out.”

-OK Policy Executive Director David Blatt, speaking about a proposed bill by state Sen. Roger Thompson that would revoke Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits if recipients quit their jobs (Source).


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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